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Introduced by Dona Salmon.

I'd Like You to Meet...: Dorothy Ward

Margaret Bullard shows the making of decorative costume jewellery from potter's clay.

Cherished Possessions
Sir Stephen Tallents recalls journeys he has made and shows some of the treasures collected on his travels.

Sophie Wyss sings, accompanied on the harp by Marie Korchinska, with Henry Bronkhurst at the piano.


Dona Salmon
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...):
Dorothy Ward
Potter (Craftsmanship):
Margaret Bullard
Item presenter (Cherished Possessions):
Sir Stephen Tallents
Singer (Music):
Sophie Wyss
Harpist (Music):
Marie Korchinska
Pianist (Music):
Henry Bronkhurst
Jacqueline Kennish

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)


Narrator/script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Audrey Atterbury
Molly Gibson
Gladys Whitred

A serial in six parts from the book by Margaret J. Baker.
Adapted and produced for television by Dorothea Brooking.
(to 17.30)


Margaret J. Baker
Adapted by/Producer:
Dorothea Brooking
John Clements
Mrs. Martingale:
Cicely Walper
Her children - Nicholas:
Wilfrid Downing
Her children - Petronella:
Elizabeth Saunders
Her children - Dinah:
Caroline Denzil
Her children - Benjamin:
Colin Gibson
Christopher Sixpence:
William Simons
Mr. Neatsfoot:
Tony van Bridge
Miss Button:
Evelyn Moore

A drama by Andre Obey.
Translated from the French by John Whiting.
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Rudolph Cartier writes on page 14
The scene is Agamemnon's tent in the hour before dawn on D-Day of the Trojan War.
In the nearby harbour of Aulis, the Greek Fleet lies waiting to sail for Troy.


Andre Obey
Translated from the French by:
John Whiting
Rudolph Cartier
Richard R. Greenough
Agamemnon, King of Mycenae and Argos, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Hellenic Expeditionary Forces against Troy:
Andrew Cruickshank
Clytemnestra, The Queen, Agamemnon's wife:
Margaretta Scott
Iphigenia, The Princess Royal, their daughter:
Clare Austin
A soldier:
Tony Britton
Menelaus, King of Sparta:
Douglas Wilmer
Ulysses, King of Ithaka:
John Justin
A servant:
Wilfred Brambell
An officer:
Harry Lane
Ulysses's Swordbearer:
Arthur Mason
Brian Moorehead
Charles Price
Stephen Scott
Garth Adams

with Peter Martyn in charge of The Name-hunters: Brenda Bruce, Frank Muir, Denis Norden and Catherine Boyle.
('The Name's the Same' is devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with Maurice Winnick)


Peter Martyn
Brenda Bruce
Frank Muir
Denis Norden
Catherine Boyle
Special effects:
Alfred Wurmser
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Presented by:
Brian Tester

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More